Cinema: Old Hats

Chief concern in Hollywood last week was not so much over bad pictures (see below) as over a lack of pictures good or bad. Retrenching for months against real & fancied hard times, the industry was short of product, will be for months to come. To fill the gap, caused by a period of inactivity that last month saw 40 of cinema's chief stars and 25 top directors idle, the industry was doing something it would never do for sentimental reasons. It was staging revivals. By last week more than 30 old cinema hits had been put back in...

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